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Governor of Illinois


1-Mar-1809 6-Oct-1818 Ninian Edwards (1st time, b. 1775, d. 1833, Democrat-Republican)
6-Oct-1818 5-Dec-1822 Shadrach Bond (b. 1773, d. 1832, Democrat-Republican)
5-Dec-1822 6-Dec-1826 Edward Coles (b. 1786, d. 1868, Democrat-Republican)
6-Dec-1826 6-Dec-1830 Ninian Edwards (2nd time, Democrat-Republican)
6-Dec-1830 17-Nov-1834 John Reynolds (b. 1789, d. 1865, Democrat)
17-Nov-1834 3-Dec-1834 William Lee Davidson Ewing (b. 1795, d. 1846, Democrat)
3-Dec-1834 7-Dec-1838 Joseph Duncan (b. 1794, d. 1844, Democrat)
7-Dec-1838 8-Dec-1842 Thomas Carlin (b. 1789, d. 1852, Democrat)
8-Dec-1842 9-Dec-1846 Thomas Ford (b. 1800, d. 1850, Democrat)
9-Dec-1846 10-Jan-1853 Augustus Chaflin French (b. 1808, d. 1864, Democrat)
10-Jan-1853 12-Jan-1857 Joel Aldrich Matteson (b. 1808, d. 1873, Democrat)
12-Jan-1857 18-Mar-1860 William Harrison Bissell (b. 1811, d. 1860, Republican)
18-Mar-1860 14-Jan-1861 John Wood (b. 1798, d. 1880, Republican)
14-Jan-1861 16-Jan-1865 Richard Yates (b. 1815, d. 1873, Republican)
16-Jan-1865 11-Jan-1869 Richard James Oglesby (1st time, b. 1824, d. 1899, Republican)
11-Jan-1869 13-Jan-1873 John McAuley Palmer (b. 1817, d. 1900, Republican)
13-Jan-1873 23-Jan-1873 Richard James Oglesby (2nd time, Republican)
23-Jan-1873 8-Jan-1877 John Lourie Beveridge (b. 1824, d. 1910, Republican)
8-Jan-1877 8-Feb-1883 Shelby M. Cullom (b. 1829, d. 1914, Republican)
16-Feb-1883 30-Jan-1885 John Marshall Hamilton (b. 1847, d. 1905, Republican)
30-Jan-1885 14-Jan-1889 Richard James Oglesby (3rd time, Republican)
14-Jan-1889 10-Jan-1893 Joseph Wilson Fifer (b. 1840, d. 1938, Republican)
10-Jan-1893 11-Jan-1897 John Peter Altgeld (b. 1847, d. 1902, Democrat)
11-Jan-1897 14-Jan-1901 John Riley Tanner (b. 1844, d. 1901, Republican)
14-Jan-1901 9-Jan-1905 Richard Yates (b. 1860, d. 1936, Republican)
9-Jan-1905 3-Feb-1913 Charles Samuel Deneen (b. 1863, d. 1940, Republican)
3-Feb-1913 8-Jan-1917 Edward F. Dunne (b. 1853, d. 1937, Democrat)
8-Jan-1917 10-Jan-1921 Frank O. Lowden (b. 1861, d. 1943, Republican)
10-Jan-1921 14-Jan-1929 Lennington Small (b. 1862, d. 1936, Republican)
14-Jan-1929 9-Jan-1933 Louis L. Emmerson (b. 1863, d. 1941, Republican)
9-Jan-1933 6-Oct-1940 Henry Horner (b. 1878, d. 1940, Democrat)
6-Oct-1940 13-Jan-1941 John H. Stelle (b. 1891, d. 1962, Democrat)
13-Jan-1941 10-Jan-1949 Dwight H. Green (b. 1897, d. 1958, Republican)
10-Jan-1949 12-Jan-1953 Adlai Stevenson (b. 1900, d. 1965, Democrat)
12-Jan-1953 9-Jan-1961 William G. Stratton (b. 1914, d. 2001, Republican)
9-Jan-1961 21-May-1968 Otto Kerner (b. 1908, d. 1976, Democrat)
21-May-1968 13-Jan-1969 Samuel H. Shapiro (b. 1907, d. 1987, Democrat)
13-Jan-1969 8-Jan-1973 Richard B. Ogilvie (b. 1923, d. 1988, Republican)
8-Jan-1973 10-Jan-1977 Daniel Walker (b. 1922, Democrat)
10-Jan-1977 14-Jan-1991 James R. Thompson (b. 1936, Republican)
14-Jan-1991 11-Jan-1999 Jim Edgar (b. 1946, Republican)
11-Jan-1999 13-Jan-2003 George Ryan (b. 1934, Republican)
13-Jan-2003 29-Jan-2009 Rod Blagojevich (b. 1956, Democrat, impeached)
29-Jan-2009 12-Jan-2015 Pat Quinn (b. 1948, Democrat)
12-Jan-2015 -- Bruce Rauner (b. 1957, Republican)

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